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January Gallery

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Choose from 677 pictures in our January collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Gas pillars in the Eagle Nebula Featured January Print

Gas pillars in the Eagle Nebula

Gas pillars in the Eagle Nebula. Hubble Space Telescope image showing dark pillars of dense molecular hydrogen and dust in the Eagle Nebula (M16). Ultraviolet light from young stars (out of frame) evaporates gas from the 1 light-year long pillars, creating the blue halo-like effect. The small protrusions on the pillars contain globules of even denser gas which are embryonic stars; these have been dubbed Evaporating Gaseous Globules, or EGGs. The evaporation of the pillar limits the amount of gas and dust which these embryonic stars can gather. The Eagle Nebula is about 7000 light years from Earth

© NASA/ESA/STSCI/J.HESTER & P.SCOWEN, ASU/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Dmitry Ivanovich Mendeleyev Featured January Print

Dmitry Ivanovich Mendeleyev

Dmitry Ivanovich Mendeleyev, Russian chemist, born Tobol'sk, Siberia on February 7, 1834, died St Petersburg (now Leningrad), February 2, 1907. In 1869, whilst professor of chemistry at the University of St Petersburg, Mendeleyev proposed a classification of the chemical elements which is still in use today - the Periodic Table. He grouped the 62 elements he knew of into a number of families, leaving gaps corresponding to elements that should exist but which had not yet been discovered. The subsequent discovery of such new elements as gallium and germanium was a vindication of Mendeleyev's system

© RIA NOVOSTI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY